10 ways to earn money in India during your leisure time


10 ways to earn money in India during your leisure time

Many of us would be sticking to a 9 to 6 job or do business to earn money. It continues whether you like it or not. Are there any ways to earn money in India during your leisure time? How about doing spending few hours on what you like and earn this extra money? I found a few ways where you can earn money by spending couple of hours in a day either morning or evening or during weekends. The money would be ranging between Rs 2,000 to Rs 30,000 per month.

What are pre-requisites to do this?

It is immaterial whether you are working a 9 to 6 job or businessmen or college student or a house wife. These tips should work for everyone.

Before you take up any of these ways to earn money tips, ask yourself whether you would be able to spend 2 to 10 hours in a week on this.

If you answer is no, you can leave this page and move on to reading other articles, as this article would not help you anymore.

If your answer is yes, it is not that you should adopt all these techniques to earn money. You can read these 2 to 3 times and see which one best suite you, before taking any decision. It does not mean that all these tips should work for you, you need to select 1-2 ways and start working on it.

10 ways to earn money in India during your leisure time

1) Write articles online: You can spend 2 to 4 hours in a week to write 2 articles per week.  You should be familiar with the subject what you are writing. You should write with interest and passion. There are various platforms where you can write articles and earn money. Some of them are Squidoo, Hubpages etc., You can refer our detailed article on ways to earn money in India by writing articles.

2) Create a blog/website: If you can spend $ 100 / Rs 5,000 per annum, you can set-up your own blog/website. You can write any posts or articles of your interest. There is a difference between writing articles on other websites Vs your website. In your website, you are the CEO, you own everything and you enjoy all the benefits. If you are passionate, you can create your own world and ‘world’ would view you every day. There are various ways to earn money from your blog. You can refer our article on ways to earn  money in India by creating a blog/website.

3) Teach something you know: One of my friends is a techie working in an IT company. He is expert in what he is doing. He spends his free time during weekend on Saturday and Sunday for 2 to 4 hours and conducts training classes for engineering students. He earns anywhere between Rs 5,000 to Rs 8,000 per month. He says I am spending time on what I am interested and money has come on its way.

4) Sell something on eBay: I do not think there is anyone who does not know eBay. We can sell anything on eBay. Sometimes we need not own a product but still we can sell it on eBay. There are various strategies to be successful in eBay selling. Why don’t you try this way to earn money, when you are free in a day or during weekend?

5) Earn through YouTube: There are various students, housewives who record the videos of what they like and are earning money through YouTube. See our detailed article on this subject. Some people claim they are earning $ 1,000 / Rs 50,000 per month, I am not sure as it would depend on what is your content and how far the viewers would respond to that.

6) Make money through your hobbies: Do you like music, dancing etc. Why don’t you turn these hobbies and make money. One college student comes to our neighbors’ house to teach dancing to their daughter and charges Rs 3,000 per month to teach for an hour. If you have 3 hours in a day and conduct 2 sessions in a day, you may earn Rs 6,000 per month.

7) Work as an advisor: Do you have knowledge to work as a financial planning advisor or counselor. There are various companies which are hiring for part-time advisors. You can try them.

8) Open a chit fund/chitty: I am not asking you to open a large chit fund company. I am talking about starting a chit fund/chitty for smaller values and spend 2 hours from 1st to 10th of the month. I have my colleagues who are working in a Company and doing this as part time at home and earning Rs 10,000+ per month.

9) Creating unique products: Recently I have seen an article in a daily newspaper that a college girl started a small business. It was all about that she had some old shoes at home and she started painting beautifully with art work. She was doing with her interest and she uploaded the pictures of it on Facebook. Now people started showing interest and she is earning from Rs 4,000 to Rs 6,000 per month. She is using only Facebook to take the orders. Unique products and selling strategies 🙂

10) Working as an affiliate: Earning money through this method is a little tough, but if you are successful, you would get very high income. You can work as an affiliate member and recommend products to any one you know. It can be through e-mail, Facebook, YouTube or through any blog. When someone does transaction, you would get handsome commission with these affiliate programs. Refer our detailed article about ways to earn money in India from best affiliate programs in India.

Conclusion: You can look at ways to earn money in India when you are free. You can spend 2 to 10 hours in a week to earn this extra money. If you can do something of your interest and passion, you can increase your extra income.

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10 ways to earn money in India during your leisure time

Suresh KP


  1. If I tutor someone there parents must agree with the fact that a child is being tutored by some other child just few years older

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